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12 edition of Shooting for the moon found in the catalog.

Shooting for the moon

the strange history of human spaceflight

by Bob Berman

  • 380 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Lyons Press in Guilford, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy (General),
  • Science,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Astronomy - General,
  • History,
  • United States - 20th Century (1945 to 2000),
  • Science / Astronomy,
  • Aeronautics & Astronautics,
  • United States - 20th Century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 208) and index.

    StatementBob Berman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL799.M6 B44 2007
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationvii, 215 p. :
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9769649M
    ISBN 101599210312
    ISBN 109781599210315
    LC Control Number2008298046
    OCLC/WorldCa150388830

    SHOOTING THE MOON —Booklist IndieBound Barnes & Noble When twelve-year-old Jamie Dexter’s brother joins the Army and is sent to Vietnam, Jamie is plum thrilled. She can’t wait to get letters from the front lines describing the excitement of real .   ‎ Learn why NASA astronaut Mike Collins calls this extraordinary space race story "the best book on Apollo": this inspiring and intimate ode to ingenuity celebrates one of the most daring feats in human history. When the alarm went off forty thousand feet above the moon's surface /5(30).

    Shoot for the Moon: The Space Race and the Extraordinary Voyage of Apollo 11 by James Donovan. Learn why NASA astronaut Mike Collins calls this extraordinary space race story "the best book on Apollo": this inspiring and intimate ode to ingenuity celebrates one of the most daring feats in human history. When the alarm went off forty thousand. The information about Shooting the Moon shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication.

    In Shooting the Moon, it's a heavy-handed but successful way to connect Jamie to her brother who's thousands of miles away. When she's developing his photos, she tells us: I discovered that in some of them wispy clouds were sliding by a full moon's eyes, and in others crescent moons stood suspended in the night sky like slivers of light, Venus.   Walker has just finished a retrospective book with Thames & Hudson, titled Shoot for the Moon, which will be published in September, but far from resting on his laurels now that he’s one of the most lauded photographers of his generation, he still prefers to push the boundaries of his comfort zone, finding it “thrilling” – if scary. He.


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